Academic Timetables

Find your assessment and examination schedules here for Term 1, 2021

Grade 4

Subject Start Date End Date Assessment Marks Preparation for assessment
AFRIKAANS Ongoing Term 1 and Term 2 Orals 20 This will be unprepared reading and it will take place during class.
Reading text will be provided.
They will receive marks for the following: Pronunciation and projection, pace and fluency, tone of voice and gestures.
ENGLISH Ongoing Term 1 and Term 2 Orals 20 At school. Speech about yourself- you will be saying a two-minute speech about yourself. Individual Teams meetings will be arranged for children to present their speech if needs-be but presenting in class would be preferable.
LIFE SKILLS Ongoing during PE Lessons PET 20 Movement performance in a physical fitness programme to develop particular aspects of fitness and core strength.
LIFE SKILLS Ongoing during PE Lessons PET 10 Participation in a physical fitness programme to develop particular aspects of fitness and core strength
AFRIKAANS 22 Feb 05 Mar Control test 40 Discussion of the control test will take place 15/03 - 19/03 This will comprise of comprehension, poetry and language.
For the poetry section study the two poems Kabouter se mouter and Vetertjie, they will be given one of the two poems where they should analyze the title, the poet, verse lines and rhyming words.
For the language section they should study the following topics:
Lidwoorde (articles)
Vraende vraagwoorde (question words)
Hoofletter en punt (capital letter and full stop)
Komma en vraagteken (comma and question mark)
Uitroepteken (exclamation mark)
Sinonieme (synonym).
All the content regards to the controlled test will also be uploaded on the BPS Online portal under the revision section. The control test will be written on the 26/03.
LIFE SKILLS 22 Feb 05 Mar Performing Art 20 Performing Art- Making of a rain maker (instruction and rubric included included) 22-5 March
LIFE SKILLS 26 Feb 26 Feb Visual Art 20 Visual Art-Research project done with teacher in part. Last question guided by teacher but left as own research. Practical art piece completed as a roll a Picasso art portrait game.
MATHEMATICS 04 Mar 04 Mar Assignment 25 What to study:
Natural and whole numbers
Odd and even numbers
Value and place value
Rounding off
Number sentences
Addition
Subtraction
Times tables
What to bring:
Blue pen, pencil, ruler, eraser, sharpener etc.
Colouring in pencils (yellow and blue)
SOCIAL SCIENCES 08 Mar 12 Mar History Project Preparation 25 Learners will choose either a place, object or person that has changed over time.
They will find information and pictures at home, which they will bring to school.
This will include characteristics, interesting facts, benefits etc. of how this place, object or person has changed. Using the information they have found, they will design a poster and write a speech of 1 - 2 minutes.
ALL WORK WILL BE DONE AT SCHOOL.
Marks will be deducted for ANY work done at home. Poster ? A3 (or bigger).
Speech must be written on keycards.
NATURAL SCIENCES AND TECHNOLOGY 08 Mar 19 Mar Practical Investigation 20 Do a scientific investigation to find out what seeds need to germinate and grow into new plants. Learners will keep a diary during the investigation to record observations
SOCIAL SCIENCES 15 Mar 19 Mar History Project - Presentation 25 Learners will choose either a place, object or person that has changed over time.
They will find information and pictures at home, which they will bring to school.
This will include characteristics, interesting facts, benefits etc. of how this place, object or person has changed. Using the information they have found, they will design a poster and write a speech of 1 - 2 minutes.
ALL WORK WILL BE DONE AT SCHOOL.
Marks will be deducted for ANY work done at home. Poster ? A3 (or bigger).
Speech must be written on keycards.
ENGLISH 23 Mar 23 Mar Essays-Writing 30 At school. Narrative essay. Children will be expected to write a paragraph about themselves.
AFRIKAANS 24 Mar 24 Mar Essays-Writing 30 Writing an essay will be discussed during the week 15/03 - 19/03. There will also be a guideline to practice from the actual assessment will be written on 24/03 during class.
LIFE SKILLS 25 Mar 25 Mar PSWB Written task 30 Written task based on Dealing with conflict
ENGLISH 29 Mar 29 Mar Control test 40 At school. Comprehension and language. Children will be expected to read a story and look at an advert and answer questions based on these. Language: Common and proper nouns, statements, questions, and exclamations and punctuation; full stops and capital letters.
NATURAL SCIENCES AND TECHNOLOGY 29 Mar 29 Mar Control Test 20 Learners will need to study:
Living and non-living things
Rules of a scientific diagram
Structure of plants
MATHEMATICS 30 Mar 30 Mar Control Test 25 What to study:
Natural and whole numbers
Odd and even numbers
Value and place value
Rounding off
Number sentences
Addition
Subtraction
Number patterns
Multiples and factors
Multiplication
What to bring:
Blue pen, pencil, ruler, eraser, sharpener etc.
SOCIAL SCIENCES 31 Mar 31 Mar Geography Source based & paragraph writing 25 Places where people live (Settlements)- Rural/Urban Settlements.
Jobs people do in different places.
Buildings in different places.

Grade 5

Subject Start Date End Date Assessment Marks Preparation for assessment
AFRIKAANS Ongoing Term 1 and Term 2 Orals 20 Two poems were loaded onto the portal under -Gedig aanbieding (Week 1). Learners need to listen to the video explanation and pick one of the poems to present. It is due on the 18th of February. Learners will record their presentation and load the video onto a folder on Teams. If anyone isn't able to load the video, they will be given time to present, at school.
ENGLISH Ongoing Term 1 and Term 2 Orals 20 Prepared reading- the reading will be handed out once learners return to school. They will have two days to prepare and will read aloud during English class time.
LIFE SKILLS Ongoing During PE lessons PET 20 Movement performance in a physical fitness programme to develop particular aspects of fitness and core strength.
LIFE SKILLS Ongoing During PE lessons PET 10 Participation in a physical fitness programme to develop particular aspects of fitness and core strength.
LIFE SKILLS 22 Feb 05 Mar Performing Art 20 Performing Art- Poster on an African Instrument (instruction and rubric included) 22-5 March
MATHEMATICS 24 Feb 25 Feb Assignment 25 Whole Numbers (Learners to revise power point slides)
Addition (addition of 2-digit, 3-digit and 4-digit numbers)
Subtraction (subtraction of 2-digit, 3-digit and 4-digit numbers)
LIFE SKILLS 26 Feb 26 Feb Visual Art 20 Visual Art- Research project done with teacher in part. Last question guided by teacher but left as own research. Practical art piece completed as a roll a Matisse art game.
NATURAL SCIENCES AND TECHNOLOGY 01 Mar 05 Mar Practical Investigation 20 The human skeleton: Must know the following;
The different bones in the human skeleton and where they are situated
The different joints in the human body
Life and Living workbook page 12 - 20
Every learner will need scissors, glue, colouring pencils, permanent khoki marker and a cardboard sheet (The school will supply split pins)
LIFE SKILLS 08 Mar 12 Mar PSWB Written task 30 Assignment will be written and completed at school on coping with emotions. Scenarios will be given of which learners have to analyze given scenarios.
ENGLISH 23 Mar 23 Mar Essays-Writing 20 Narrative essay- this will be taught during class time. Learners can revise notes on How to write a narrative essay in English book.
AFRIKAANS 24 Mar 24 Mar Essays-Writing 20 Learners will be taught on the structure of essays and will be provided with a word box on the day of the assessment. They will be allowed to bring a dictionary from home but will not be provided with one at school.
AFRIKAANS 26 Mar 26 Mar Control test 40 Gedig terme (Terminology: Poem) - Digter (Poet), Versrels (Verses), Strofe (Stanza), Rym (Rhyme), Vergelyking (Comparison) and regular comprehension questions. Taal (Language) - Verlede tyd (Past tense), Meervoude (Plural), Bevele (Commands), Voorsetsels (Prepositions), Vergelykings (Comparisons), Voornaamwoorde (Pronouns)
ENGLISH 29 Mar 29 Mar Control test 40 Comprehension, visual text (cartoon), Language Structures (prefixes, suffixes, synonyms and antonyms, common nouns, proper nouns). This work will be taught in class and can be revised from notes in English book.
NATURAL SCIENCES AND TECHNOLOGY 29 Mar 29 Mar Control Test 35 Different plants and animals
Biodiversity
Interdependence
Animal types
Vertebrates and invertebrates
Skeletons of vertebrates
Movement of vertebrates
Skeletons as structures
Food and feeding
Food chains
Life and Living workbook pages 4 - 30
MATHEMATICS 30 Mar 30 Mar Session 2: Control Test 25 Whole Numbers
Place Value and Value
Rounding off
Addition
Subtraction
Problem Solving
Multiples
Factors
Multiplication
There are worksheets and memos available on the Portal underneath the REVISION tab.
Please review previous notes / work in books for further explanations.
SOCIAL SCIENCES 30 Mar 30 Mar History Test: Source based & paragraph writing 30 Hunter-gatherers and herders The San, the Khoi, farmers.
How we find out about hunter-gatherers and herders.
San Society in the Later Stone Age.
How did the San live?
The bow and arrow
Social organisation
Plant medicine
Rock art Definitions and understanding of symbols in rock art.
MUST bring colouring pencils.
SOCIAL SCIENCES 31 Mar 31 Mar Geography Test 30 Mapskills
World map (continents)
Compass directions
Africa our continent definitions, countries (landlocked, coastal), capital cities (neighbouring countries)

Grade 6

Subject Start Date End Date Assessment Marks Preparation for assessment
AFRIKAANS Ongoing Term 1 Orals 20 Unprepared reading will take place from 15/02 to 26/02. This will take place during class. The assessment info will also be placed on the BPS Online portal under the revision section. Reading text will be provided in class.
ENGLISH Ongoing Term 1 and Term 2 Orals 20 Prepared reading (and recitation) will take place between 15 February-24 February. Pupils will choose one of two poems, both of which will be discussed in class. Pupils will read their choice as well as recite it to me on a given date.
Pupils will be given the criteria of the assessment rubric which comprises tempo, fluency, pronunciation, expression and body language.
LIFE SKILLS Ongoing during PE lessons PET 20 Movement performance in a physical fitness programme to develop particular aspects of fitness and core strength.
LIFE SKILLS Ongoing during PE lessons PET 10 Participation in a physical fitness programme to develop particular aspects of fitness and core strength.
LIFE SKILLS 22 Feb 26 Feb PSWB Written task 30 During week 22/02 26/02 the assignment will be discussed and guidelines will be given on how to complete assignment. The assessment info will also be placed on the BPS Online portal under the revision section. The assignment needs to be emailed 1/03.
LIFE SKILLS 22 Feb 05 Mar Performing Art 20 Performing Art- Poster on South African Musicians (instructions and rubric will be included.) 22-5 March
MATHEMATICS 25 Feb 25 Feb Assignment 25 Your assignment will be based on the following:
Place Value and Value
Multiples and Factors
BODMAS
Please study the work in our Blue Hard cover Maths book as well as in your Prac Maths workbook all of this can be found on the portal dated from 1 February to 12 February.
LIFE SKILLS 26 Feb 26 Feb Visual Art 20 Visual Art- Research project done with teacher in part. Last question guided by teacher but left as own research. Practical art piece completed as a tableau.
NATURAL SCIENCES AND TECHNOLOGY 15 Mar 19 Mar Practical Investigation 20 Observation and interpretation
Hypothesis about the foods which contain starch
ENGLISH 23 Mar 23 Mar Essays-Writing 30 Writing an essay will be discussed during the week of 16/03. The assessment a narrative essay of 5 paragraphs-will be written on 23/03 during class. A rubric will accompany the assessment question paper comprising all the requirements
AFRIKAANS 24 Mar 24 Mar Skryf 30 Writing an essay will be discussed during the week 8/03-12/03. There will also be a guideline to study from and that needs to be practiced. The assessment info will also be placed on the BPS Online portal under the revision section. The actual assessment will be written on 24/03 during class.
AFRIKAANS 26 Mar 26 Mar Control test 50 Discussion of the control test will take place in week 15/03-19/03. This will comprise Comprehension, Visual Literacy, Poetry and Language. The assessment info will also be placed on the BPS Online portal under the revision section. The control test will be written on the 26/03.
ENGLISH 29 Mar 29 Mar Control test 50 Discussion of the control test will take place on 29/03 (Tuesday). The test comprises: questions based on a text - 20 Marks, questions based on a Visual Text and Language structures and conventions: Punctuation, nouns and pronouns, verbs simple present, past and future tenses, adjectives, conjunctions, articles, adverbs, sentences antonyms and synonyms, Direct and Indirect Speech.
NATURAL SCIENCES AND TECHNOLOGY 29 Mar 29 Mar Control Test 40 Photosynthesis; concepts, process and drawing of
Nutrients; carbohydrates, proteins, fats and oils (showing understanding)
MATHEMATICS 30 Mar 30 Mar Control Test 25 Your Control Test will be based on the following:
Place Value and Value
Rounding off and Expanded Notation
Prime Numbers and Composite Numbers
Patterns Input and Output and expressions (number sentences)
Addition and Subtraction
Problem Solving
Please study the work in our Blue Hard cover Maths book as well as in your Prac Maths workbook, all of this can be found on the portal dated from 1 February to 26 February.
SOCIAL SCIENCES 30 Mar 30 Mar History Test: Source based & paragraph 50 Revise the following topics that we discussed:
The kingdom of Mapungubwe which covers the following sub-topics (The king and sacred leadership, Significance of Mapungubwe Hill, First Stone-walled palace, social classes and the first town) pg. 30-31.
Evidence found, Trade and objects, The Order of Mapungubwe and a World Heritage Site, Mapungubwe's decline. Pg. 32-34.
Go over worksheet on portal how to read and interpret sources and how to write a history essay.
SOCIAL SCIENCES 31 Mar 31 Mar Geography Test 50 Revise the following topics you were taught:
Know the difference between lines of latitude and longitude. Pg8-9.
Know the different hemispheres. Pg. 10-12
Scale- Know the difference between Small- and large-scale maps. Pg. 14-16.
Refer to portal lessons for revision.

Grade 7

Start Date End Date Assessment Marks Preparation for assessment
ENGLISH Ongoing Orals 20 Learners will select their own Reader and the task will be completed at school.
LIFE ORIENTATION Ongoing during PE lessons PET 20 Movement performance in a physical fitness programme to develop particular aspects of fitness and core strength.
LIFE ORIENTATION Ongoing during PE lessons PET 10 Participation in a physical fitness programme to develop particular aspects of fitness and core strength.
CREATIVE ARTS 22 Feb 05 Mar Performing Arts Practical 50 Making an instrument using up-cycled materials (rubric and instruction will be included). The project will be used later on in the year for visual arts.
MATHEMATICS 01 Mar 05 Mar Assignment 50 Whole numbers Rates and Ratios
AFRIKAANS 08 Mar 08 Mar Orals 20 As stated on the video on the portal, learners need to do a speech based on:
-Positive and negative things about being a teenager.
-1:00-1:30 long
-Submit onto the MST folder.
-May use cue cards to help, but be careful not to READ your speech as it will then be a reading and not a speech.
SOCIAL SCIENCES 08 Mar 12 Mar Geography Project 50 You will be required to sketch a map of a local area. All details will be given to you in class. The project is based on content covered in class (Sketch maps and explaining routes) pgs. 8-9
LIFE ORIENTATION 08 Mar 12 Mar Written Task 70 Learners will have to make a pamphlet at school about: surviving puberty.
They will have to bring:
Pictures/drawings
Information researched from home
Coloured pen/pencils
Scissors and glue
A4 paper for the pamphlet.
TECHNOLOGY 08 Mar 12 Mar Investigation 10 Draw a 3D drawing of a camera.
TECHNOLOGY 15 Mar 19 Mar Design 20 Practical investigation: Force transfer between two equal syringes and two unequal syringes
ECONOMIC MANAGEMENT SCIENCES 15 Mar 19 Mar Case Study 50 Audio story interpretation relating to COVID Primary and secondary needs, modern societies, types of goods (consumer, capital, semi finished)
ENGLISH 23 Mar 23 Mar Essay 30 Preparation will take place while at home. Task will be delivered when at school.
NATURAL SCIENCES 23 Mar 23 Mar Practical Investigation 20 Identifying organisms. Look up examples of plants and animals and complete the following headings: sketch, kingdom, phyla/gymnosperm, class/monocot or dicot, and class distinguishing characteristics. Understand how a dichotomous is used.
AFRIKAANS 24 Mar 24 Mar Skryf 30 Learners will write x2 writing pieces: 1. ESSAY:
Learners will need to apply the essay writing process as discussed on week 2 (8-12 Feb). Please see on portal/ MST.
A dictionary will have to be used (own).
2. TRANSACTIONAL WRITING:
Learners will need to apply the structure of an instructional writing process as discussed on week 2 (8-12 Feb). Please see on portal/ MST.
A dictionary will have to be used (own).
AFRIKAANS 26 Mar 26 Mar Control test 50 The following sections will be done in the Controlled test:
BEGRIPS TOETS
TAAL:
Sinne wat met tyd begin.
Tye rels (verlede tyd, toekomende tyd, teenwoordige tyd)
Direkte en indirekte rede
Byvoeglike naamwoorde en trappe van vergelyking
All of these concepts have been discussed on the portal.
ECONOMIC MANAGEMENT SCIENCES 26 Mar 26 Mar Control Test 50 Bartering (trade), the role (and history) of money, goods and services (resources), producers and consumers, needs and wants, traditional and modern societies, security features on banknotes, specialised skills in industrialised societies. Know who the minister of water and sanitation is. Definition of recession.
ENGLISH 29 Mar 29 Mar Control test 50 Preparation will be ongoing while at home and school.
Comprehension Text
Visual Test
Language work
NATURAL SCIENCES 29 Mar 29 Mar Control Test 60 Question 1: Multiple choice
Question 2: Biosphere
Question 3: Adaptations
Question 4: Kingdoms
Question 5: Biodiversity
Question 6: Sexual reproduction in angiosperms
MATHEMATICS 30 Mar 30 Mar Control Test 40 Numbers, Operations and Relationships
Revise the following:
Whole numbers
Order of Operations
Rounding off
Multiples and Factors
Ratio and Rates
Exponents
SOCIAL SCIENCES 30 Mar 30 Mar History Test-source based & paragraph 50 Trade across the Sahara Desert (pg. 108)
Unit 3: Spread of Islam across North Africa and into West Africa via traders: 9th century (pg. 110)
Mansa Musas pilgrimage to Mecca worksheet in workbook and textbook (pg. 114)
The city of Timbuktu worksheet in workbook and pg. 117-118
CREATIVE ARTS 26 Oct 26 Oct Visual Arts Practical 50 Research project done with teacher in part. Last question guided by teacher but left as own research. Practical art piece completed as a self portrait pop art style.
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